Lion Brand® Homespun® Stratford Circle Afghan
This luscious afghan features deep rich colors in a special round shape.
Designed by Lion Brand®
- Lion Brand® Homespun® (Art. #790)
#408 Wildfire 2 balls (A)
#410 Herb Garden 2 balls (B)
#381 Barley 3 balls (C)
#409 Bourbon 3 balls (D)
or colors of your choice
- Lion Brand® Crochet Hook Size N-13 (9mm)
- Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
About 64 in. across (162.5cm)
Rnds 1 and 2 = 4 in. (10cm) in diameter. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
Work 5 rnds of each color: A, B, C, D, for a total of 40 rnds.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 dc into ring, join with sl st in top of beg ch 12 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, join with sl st in top of beg ch 24 sts.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, * dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st in top of beg ch 36 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, * dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st in top of beg ch 48 sts.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, * dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of beg ch 60 sts. Change to color B.
Rnds 6-40: Continue in pattern as established, increasing on every rnd and following color sequence. Fasten off.
Join A with sl st anywhere along outside edge of Afghan. Work one rnd of sc evenly spaced around Afghan. Join with sl st in first sc and fasten off.
Weave in ends.
beg = beginning
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.
You can fasten off at the end of any round to make a smaller size afghan - or keep going to make a larger afghan.